Platform Engineer in Tysons, VA at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 11/9/2020

Job Snapshot

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    Tysons, VA
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Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a Platform Engineer with our industry-leading client in Tysons, VA. Platform Engineers are a blend of pragmatic operators and software craftspeople that apply sound engineering principles, operational discipline, and mature automation to our environments and codebase. We specialize in technical domains including networking, the Linux kernel, and specialized operational areas including scaling, algorithms, and distributed systems. You will ensure that the clients services, both internally-critical and customer-facing, meet or exceed user’s expectations of reliability and uptime. 

This is a full-time, permanent opportunity, offering a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package. *Unable to sponsor 


  • Ensure that we are designing robust, secure, scalable Kubernetes clusters across multiple Cloud providers
  • Automate deployment of Kubernetes workloads, services, and infrastructure
  • Manage end-to-end availability, performance of critical services and build automation to prevent problem recurrence.
  • Add, tune and maintain alert configurations and documentation as needed.
  • Design and build advanced automated operational and deployment frameworks alongside tooling and infrastructure to help engineering teams measure and increase their velocity.
  • Cultivate full-team participation in high quality, thoughtful software.
  • Participate in on-call/production support.
  • Work cross-functionally with engineering teams to generate scalable solutions while operating within customer and regulatory expectations
  • Work with engineering teams to better address needs and enable more effective and efficient developer throughput.
  • Develop metrics and performance indicators to track operational, security, and infrastructure effectiveness drive improvements
  • Participate in roadmap and sprint planning, execution, and retrospectives.
  • Production Kubernetes and Terraform developer experience
  • Experience with building Kubernetes Operators a plus
  • Highly experienced with Docker & Containers
  • Top notch Linux skills
  • General cloud architecture experience with a major cloud provider
  • You have experience engineering and supporting production services in a modern, containerized cloud environment
  • Proficiency with one or more scripting languages such as Javascript, Python, Ruby and/or Perl
  • Experience administering DC/OS or Kubernetes based microservices, web servers (nginx), and databases (MySql, Postgres, MongoDB ;  Desirable - Redis, Cassandra)
  • Experience architecting high scalability/availability systems and running them at scale within AWS
  • Possess excellent analytical skills, technical aptitude and a proven ability to consistently solve complex problems
  • Have an ability to engage effectively with business and technical teams
  • Strong interpersonal skills as well as strong problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Maintain code quality across multiple environments
  • Strong experience with AWS technologies such as EKS, ELB, RDS, S3/EBS/Glacier and VPC
  • Proficiency with Docker containerization and administration.
  • Proficiency with Linux systems and administration
  • Experience with Terraform
  • Technologies You’ll Use: DC/OS, Kubernetes, Nginx, AWS, HybridCloud, Jenkins, Git, Docker, Kafka, Prometheus, Kibana, Elasticsearch, Grafana, Postgres

Job ID: 346584

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging over 30 years of success, our expertise in IT staffing, Agile consulting, creative services, managed services, and life sciences enables us to partner with our clients to execute their business strategy and scale effectively. Headquartered in Reading, MA and with offices from coast to coast, Eliassen Group offers local community presence, deep networks, as well as national reach. For more information, visit

Eliassen Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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